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NYC Department of Education advertises for bed bug killer

November 17, 2009

The New York City DOE is hiring someone to identify and kill bed bugs in NYC schools: From today’s New York Post: The Department of Education is advertising for a killer — soliciting bids for the “identification and extermination of bedbugs within the schools citywide.” A listing in yesterday’s City Record said a contract with […]

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On getting better pesticides for killing bed bugs (no, DDT is not one of them)

January 7, 2009

I was poking around some historical items, for reasons which will soon become revealed to you, dear readers, when I found an interesting document from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation which outlines the history of DDT in Canada, the US (the three countries represented on the CEC) until 1997.  Click here to load a PDF […]

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